Executive Editor: Edward Ellis III, Kazuo Shimozato

General Editor: Daniel Buchbinder

Authors: J Andreasen, CP Cornelius, N Gellrich, S Hillerup, K Kusumoto, W Schubert

Dentoalveolar Trauma - Tooth luxation with displacement - Intrusion

General considerations

Tooth intrusion is associated with a potential risk of loss of the affected tooth due to replacement resorption (ankylosis) or infection related resorption. Treatment methods are only partly evidence based. Prognosis in all cases is uncertain.

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